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Walkers' Anthology

Author: MANLEY, D
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Pub Date: 20/08/2013
ISBN: 9781905864522
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Quick overview A collection of short extracts on the subject of walking, hiking and climbing by more than 50 literary figures from around the world including Bill Bryson, Agatha Christie, Charles Dickens, Patrick Leigh Fermor, Eric Newby, Colin Thubron, Mark Twain and many others.
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Almost every author who has ever written has had something to say on the subject of walking. In this anthology, Deborah Manley has drawn on the writings of more than 50 literary figures from around the world - Bill Bryson, Agatha Christie, Charles Dickens, Daniel Defoe, Peter Fleming, Rudyard Kipling, Patrick Leigh Fermor, Eric Newby, George Orwell, JB Priestley, Bayard Taylor, Robert Louis Stevenson, HD Thoreau, Colin Thubron and Mark Twain among many others. The book is divided into 10 themed chapters - Setting Out, Through Countryside, Processions and Marches, Pilgrimages and Walking for Work, Walking in Winter, On Hills and Mountains, Walking in Parks and Gardens, Walking by Water, Walking in Towns and Cities and Walking at Night. Brief biographies of all the writers quoted are included plus a complete bibliography for all the books quoted.

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